Definition of Tortricidae
1. Noun. Leaf rollers and codling moths.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Lepidoptera, Order Lepidoptera
Member holonyms: Tortricid, Tortricid Moth, Genus Tortrix, Genus Homona, Homona, Argyrotaenia, Genus Argyrotaenia, Carpocapsa, Genus Carpocapsa
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tortricidae
Literary usage of Tortricidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Manual of Forestry by William Schlich (1907)
"... by trenching the ground a foot deep below the trees, and stamping it firm. FAMILY VI.—tortricidae (LEAF-ROLLER MOTHS). ..."
2. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1899)
"tortricidae.—Moths of small size, with a rather ample wing area, with the wing-fringes never as long as the wings are wide (long across), the hind wings ..."